Nancy Jackson is serving her second term as commissioner representing District 4, which includes the unincorporated area in north Arapahoe County and portions of the City of Aurora. She was sworn in January 2011 and her second term expires January 2019. As commissioner, Nancy oversees the Finance and Strategy and Performance departments. She also serves on the County's Executive Budget Committee.
Nancy represents the County's interests on a variety of boards and committees. She is chair of the Colorado Counties Inc. General Government and Justice and Public Safety committees, and serves on the National Association of Counties Health Steering Committee.
Other committees include:
Arapahoe County Foundation Board of Directors
Arapahoe/Douglas Regional Workforce Development Board
Aurora Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Aurora Mental Health Center Governing Board
Cherry Creek Basin Working Group
High Line Canal Working Group
Justice Coordinating Committee
Metro Area County Commissioners
Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners
Nancy is an educator who has taught in various positions at several colleges and community colleges, including 20 years at the Community College of Aurora.
In 2017, she was appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper to serve on the statewide Workforce Development Council. She owns a small property management company.